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Ed Lewis

Ed Lewis writes

Posted Monday, September 3rd 2018

Vacancy: Community Trust sports lecturer

Sports Lecturer position available for our BTEC Level 3 in Sport – Boys Futsal Education Programme.

Bristol City Community Trust. Full time.

Salary: £16,500 - £22,500 (Depending on experience and qualifications)

We have an exciting opportunity to work within the education department at Bristol City Community Trust, lecturing and coaching on our Boys BTEC Level 3 Sport programme (Futsal Pathway).

  • Have you got experience of, and an interest in teaching at post 16 level?
  • Are you comfortable and credible in dealing with a range of learners?
  • Can you evidence your ability to support learners with their academic, personal and social development?
  • Are you creative, flexible and committed to life-long learning?
  • Do you want to become a pivotal driver in our exciting post-16 futsal programme?

If so, we would like to talk to you…

Bristol City Community Trust is a registered charity, which strives to make a positive difference for all through sport and learning. We recognise the positive impact we have on the community, but are continually looking to develop and expand our reach.

Based at the Ashton Gate Stadium, where purpose-built classroom and facilities are evident, the Trust’s culture of valuing education is bolstered by the learning environment. This assists in inspiring a positive attitude to drive education, personal and social progress, without the fear of failure.

Click here to take a look inside the inspirational environment where this course is based.

We require a full time Sports Lecturer for our boys post-16 BTEC futsal education programme working within the education department.


  • To deliver a post-16 BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (RQF) course to a group of 20 students which includes planning and marking along with reporting progress to parents and school partners
  • To deliver engaging futsal sessions and manage two teams in the EFL Futsal League
  • To organise, facilitate and be accountable for students representing the club on match days
  • To facilitate and organise a work experience programme to support the student’s development
  • To increase the number of students we develop on our programme through actively recruiting in schools, clubs and at careers events during evenings and weekends
  • To engage with local schools, businesses and organisations to build awareness of and involvement in the programme
  • To undertake appropriate continuing personal and professional development, including engagement in education programmes
  • To contribute to the timely review of the programme, ensuring development and growth of the programme


  • A teaching qualification (DTLLS will be considered)
  • An FA Level 2 in football coaching
  • Proven experience in teaching or delivery of education programmes, specifically a BTEC specification, therefore you need to be of graduate calibre
  • Ability to deliver dynamic and challenging lessons and sessions which inspire students and ensure they make rapid and sustained progress at all levels
  • Ability to provide clarity, direction and inspiration of what can be achieved for post-16 students
  • Expect and uphold the highest standards of students in order to inspire students to work at target grade or higher
  • You must be able to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • An ability to set high personal standards and work calmly and effectively in an environment characterised by high level of ambiguity and complexity
  • Ability to communicate with staff, students and partners in a clear, concise and purposeful way to build effective relationships


  • An FA Level 1 in Futsal
  • A D1 on your driving license allowing you to drive a minibus
  • Ability to work well with a wide range of client group
  • A keen interest in sport, futsal and football
  • Experience of programme leadership or equivalent
  • Experience with a range of ages and students/participants


  • A holiday allowance of 25 days
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Free parking on site
  • Generous continuous personal development budget
  • The opportunity to be part of an incredible journey

This position is full time (37.5 hours per week) from October 24th 2018, but candidates will be expected to put time into self-development immediately. Candidates must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

To apply, please complete the attached application form and email to FAO – Head of Education (Sports Lecturer Application). Closing date for applications: Friday, September 14th 2018 at 5pm (you may be contacted before this date to arrange an interview).

Interviews will take place on Wednesday, September 19th 2018.

We would be looking for the successful candidate to start on Monday, September 24th 2018.


Bristol City Community Trust are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to endorse this commitment.


The successful candidate must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relationships between all internal and external stakeholders.

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